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    Yes, the distance between the counter and upper...

    Yes, the distance between the counter and upper cabinets is 18" and the knives would fit technically. The 240mm gyuto I'm planning on getting is 15.5" long total, so that doesn't leave much room to...
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    Probably with some much stronger rare earth...

    Probably with some much stronger rare earth magnets on the fridge side of the magnetic bar. Of course, I'd have to take care to make sure the entire bar didn't slide down the fridge when it's loaded...
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    Hmm, something attached to the end of the island...

    Hmm, something attached to the end of the island might work. I'll have to think that one through. Unfortunately, the island has a corian surface, not wood, so I can't integrate the knife block into...
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    I appreciate all the concerns/warnings regarding...

    I appreciate all the concerns/warnings regarding making my own magnetic bar, but woodworking is my main hobby, so I am confident that I have the knowledge, supplies, and equipment necessary to make a...
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    Magnetic knife bar location

    Hey all,

    I'm planning on making a wooden magnetic knife bar for my kitchen and am looking for recommendations on location (yes, I know each kitchen is different). I don't currently have a...
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    Ok, an update. I had a chance to discuss all...

    Ok, an update. I had a chance to discuss all this with the missus and get her opinions since she will use the knives as much as I will.

    -We'd like to get two gyutos so we can both use them at the...
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    A couple more thoughts... Different...

    A couple more thoughts...

    Different woods/scales will expand/contract different amounts with humidity than others, so some scales are naturally less prone to shrinking than others, although all...
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    I'm just a beginner with japanese style knives,...

    I'm just a beginner with japanese style knives, but I am a woodworker. Wood will expand/contract with changes in humidity, so if the scales were put on in the humidity of Japan and then brought to...
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    Wow, thanks for the in-depth reply,...

    Wow, thanks for the in-depth reply, Colorado_cutter!

    I think I like the idea of having two gyutos of slightly different lengths so we can both be using them.

    I have a cleaver now that is one of...
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    Thanks! I may just be starting out, but I'm...

    Thanks! I may just be starting out, but I'm getting the feeling that this could be a slippery slope for knives around here. I'm a big fan of quality products and know I'm probably going to want to...
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    Oh boy, I'm not sure I have definite answers on...

    Oh boy, I'm not sure I have definite answers on these. I think I'd tend toward a Western handle, but only because that is what I'm used to and have used. I've read a lot of comments about people...
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    As I mentioned, I appreciate guidance on knife...

    As I mentioned, I appreciate guidance on knife purchases. It sounds like my initial selection is redundant, as was redundantly stated. :lol2: I just mentioned those knives (8" chef's, 6" chef's, and...
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    Looking for new knives - need suggestions!

    Hey All,

    I know this stuff has been asked a ton of times, but...perhaps you can help with my situation. I'm a noob when it comes to high end knives, although I know the basics. I have also done...
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